Discovery certificate for object 2018byz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18855 [ 2018TNSTR.711....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-26 05:11:11
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018byz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bht
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:20:33.360 (140.139) DEC = -44:25:04.91 (-44.418031)
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 05:35:31 (JD=2458223.7329977)


Remarks: candidate SN near ZOA J092032.079-442511.19 GS-TEC predicts SN II

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 05:35:31
Flux: 19.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-21 23:31:12
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018byz